Manorama, the daughter of a rich, orthodox family is married off, leaving her childhood friend Deodhar and his secret love for her, in despair. When tragedy befalls her, and traditions seem unfair, Deodhar must fight for what's right.

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Bade Raja Thakur
Nanda ...
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Tanuja ...
Raj Rani
Vijayendra Ghatge ...
Kunwar Narendra Pratap Singh (as Vijayendra Ghadge)
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Chote Thakur Virendra 'Vir' Singh
Bindu ...
Chamiya
Sushma Seth ...
Badi Maa
Raza Murad ...
Raja Virendra Pratap Singh
Rajendra Nath ...
Radha's husband
Kiran Vairale ...
Radha
Om Prakash ...
Poojari
Monty Nath ...
Chote Thakur Vikram Singh (as Monty)
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Devdhar 'Dev'
Padmini Kolhapure ...
Manorama 'Rama' 'Nanu'
Leela Mishra ...
Bua (Lady who insisted Manorama's hair to be cut)
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Orphaned at a very young age and adopted by his uncle, a Poojari, and aunt, Premvati, Devdhar lives a poor lifestyle with them and their daughter, Radha. Poojari works for Bade Thakur and his family and prepares astrological charts and organizes prayers, and asks him for financial assistance so that Devdhar can go to Bombay and study, which is approved. Years later Devdhar has matured, returns home so that Radha could get married. He meets with and falls in love with Bade Thakur's paternal niece, Manorama, his childhood friend. She likes him too, but is very naive about love and intimacy. Radha gets married to a much older man and moves out, while Manorama's marriage is arranged with Kunwar Narendra Pratap Singh. The wedding takes place with great pomp and ceremony, and a heartbroken Devdhar leaves the village to return to Bombay. A few months later he meets with Radha, who is now pregnant, and also decides to visit his uncle and aunt. This is where he will get the shock of his life ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Rishi Kapoor and Padmini Kolhapure's second film together earlier they had worked in Nasir Hussain's Zamane Ko Dikhana Hai 1981 which failed at the box office,after the success of the film they became a famous romantic pair in 80s. See more »

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excellent film..
17 February 2002 | by (London,England) – See all my reviews

A very interesting film about some of the not so nice traditional customs relating to caste and culture practised in parts of India. This film features some of the most beautiful song picturisation I have ever seen. The song in the tulip farms is a must to see. It brings alive the the passion and the love. The ending may have been a bit over the top, but this movie has an important social message. All in all a very good film...


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